Tag: Margaux

Bordeaux 2021: Margaux and Pauillac

Our team’s penultimate day tasting Bordeaux 2021 En Primeur takes them to some of the Left Bank’s top names. Here, Mark Pardoe MW reports on highlights from Margaux and Pauillac, where there have been some outstanding wines on show. The pieces of the 2021 jigsaw are starting to fall into place. Based on what we […]

Château Angludet: revival and resilience

It’s 60 years since the Sichel family bought Château Angludet. Ahead of the launch of our new Own Selection Margaux, we speak to Charles Sichel about revival at the estate, and its characteristic resilience.  The Sichel family set up in Bordeaux in 1883. Initially an outpost of their UK business, Maison Sichel would soon become a major négociant on the […]

A closer look: our new Own Selection Margaux

Just in, our new 2017 Own Selection Margaux comes from the Sichel family at Château Angludet. Here, Bordeaux Buyer Georgina Haacke tells us all about it. What is it? Our new Margaux comes from Château Angludet. This charming 32-hectare property has been owned and run by the Sichel family since 1961. They farm their land […]

Bordeaux 2020: Margaux

In this series, Mark Pardoe MW provides insight into how Bordeaux’s key communes fared in 2020. Here, our Wine Director looks at Margaux, based on a conversation with Alexander Van Beek of Ch. Giscours. At a glance: Margaux in 2020 Hectares under vine: 1,500 Average yield: 36hl/ha in 2020 (49hl/ha in ’19); down 26% Significant […]